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Financial Associate / Fund Accountant

ConnectMe Capital,llc, is recruiting on behalf of their client, a service provider for Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds, for 0 to 5 years of accounting experience. This is a fantastic company that really cares about it's employees, and a great opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment with a great culture. You can get your CPA while working here if you choose to, but you don't have to! Accounting Degree, Accounting Minor and/or Entrepreneurship Major or Minor are ideal (will only consider finance, business degrees if you have decided to pursue accounting as your career and have taken accounting classes). 2 or more accounting classes are required to be considered as well as permanent US residency. Compensation package includes base salary, discretionary bonus, 401k match, excellent benefits and more! Relocation assistance can also be part of the package:

Financial Associate/Fund Accountant (Venture Capital, Private Equity & Start Ups)
  • Exciting opportunity to join a service provider to Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds, where you will be exposed to many facets of the business performed by venture capital funds, private equity firms, family offices, and venture-backed start-ups, having the opportunity to see “behind the scenes”, how VC and PE funds work, providing fund administration, financial reporting, back-office solutions, and investor relations services to these firms. Great family culture, where caring about employees starts at the top 
  • Work for a global, publicly traded firm, with outstanding benefits while having the atmosphere and culture of an entrepreneurial firm. 
  • Assist with month-end and quarter-end closing procedures, prepare accounting entries for investments and assist with fair value calculations, manage capital contributions and distributions for investors in Funds, generate and maintain accurate filing of accounting documents and electronic records, draft financial statements (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Partners Capital, Cash Flows), manage client open items and create agendas for meetings with clients to communicate needs, and provide support for the accounting team
  • 0 to 5 years of work experience required. If experienced with Private Equity or Venture Capital Fund Accounting, you may be hired as a Sr. Financial Associate or higher
  • Must be responsive, innovative, committed to a long-term relationship with clients and co-workers, and honest 
  • MUST have excellent written/verbal communication skills, be a proactive team player with a strong work ethic, proven organizational and problem solving skills, meticulous attention to detail, ability to work in a fast paced environment, ability to translate knowledge learned from one client to another and have excellent memory recall 
  • Experience with all Microsoft Office programs (especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) 
  • Experience with QuickBooks, Investran and/or AltaReturn/AllVue/Black Mountain is a plus
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or minor in accounting is ideal; will also consider candidates that have taken accounting classes (business majors for example). Masters is a plus. Desired GPA 3.5 or above; will consider lower GPAs with relevant college, work or extracurricular experience (sports, etc)
  • Position located in St. Louis, MO